Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarship to Local Teen

Golden, IL— Adams Telephone Co-Operative sponsored a college scholarship program to award a local high school senior. Through Adams’ partnership with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), applicants have the opportunity to receive a scholarship of $500 or $2,500. The winner of this year’s scholarship is Kiersten Pratt of Unity High School. Pratt was selected as a national recipient for…
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Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

  On March 29, 2017, 23 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2017 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Thirteen students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and ten students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. Two trips were awarded…
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Cooperatives participate in Youth Day

SPRINGFIELD – Senator Jil Tracy and Rep. Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative’s Youth Day on Wednesday, March 29 in Springfield. More than 240 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on…
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Adams Fiber Schedules Informational Meetings for Liberty and Payson

Adams Fiber has scheduled two informational meetings in March for Liberty and Payson residents. Adams began accepting sign ups from residents earlier this month in both towns. Whichever town reaches their signup goal the fastest will be the first to enjoy fiber optic Internet, telephone and TV service.  Currently Liberty has reached over 50 percent of their signup goal, and…
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Adams Fiber Announces Plans for Two More Communities

Adams Fiber is pleased to announce that it is now accepting sign ups from residents in both Liberty and Payson. Whichever town reaches their signup goal the fastest will be the first to enjoy fiber optic Internet, telephone and TV service. Adams offers four affordable packages with speed options up to a Gigabit – one of the most sought after…
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2017 Scholarship Application Deadline

Golden, IL -- Applications are due on February 10, 2017 for the 2017 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, available to our local students through a partnership between Adams Telephone Co-Operative and the FRS. This program provides Adams Telephone member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school. Applications are…
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Adams Employees contribute over $11,000 to the United Way Campaign

Quincy, IL—Employees of Adams Telephone Co-Operative, located in Golden, IL, presented a check in the amount of $11,038.28 to Emily Robbearts, Executive Director of the United Way of Adams County, Inc. The donation included a $5,000.00 matching grant from CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. Adams was a recipient of matching funds through CoBank’s “Sharing…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Announces the 2017 FRS Scholarship Program

Golden, IL-- Adams Telephone Co-Operative is pleased to announce the 2017 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, which provides our member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school.  Underscoring Adams’ commitment to our youth, we are again sponsoring the $500 Adams scholarship, which will be awarded if we do…
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Jacob Terstriep Receives Presentation Award

Quincy, IL -- Jacob Terstriep, Business Systems Analyst at Adams, recently received the MIC Member Experience Award for his presentation titled LeadAgent with Real-Time Integration to iVUE at the 2016 Member Information Conference (MIC) held August 13 in St. Louis. The MIC is the National Information Solutions Cooperative’s premier learning event and is designed to help technology partners leverage their capabilities…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Holds Final Advisory Council Meeting

Golden, IL-- Adams Telephone Co-Operative held its final Advisory Council Meeting on October 17, 2016 in the Community Room of the Golden office. Topics discussed included an Adams Fiber TV update as well as an update on Co-Operative fiber plans. There was also a fiber splicing demonstration prior to council member’s receiving appreciation gifts from Jim Broemmer, Chief Executive Officer.…
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